SPECIAL EVENT

WHAT: Beginners birding classes
WHEN: 4 sessions beginning March 30, from 6-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Pensacola Public Library, downtown at 239 N. Spring St.

Francis M. Weston Audubon Society is offering birding classes this spring.  Experienced birders from the chapter will instruct the classroom sessions on Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Public Library, downtown at 239 N. Spring St.  There will be a field trip on Saturday following each class for approximately 4 hours.

The first class, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 will be about birding basics. The remaining classes, on April 6, 20, 26* and May 11, will cover different groups of birds.

*Note that April 26th is a Wednesday; no meeting rooms at the Downtown Library are available on Thursday.

To register for the classes or more information and questions, call or email Mary Jones, Chapter Education Chair, at 850-453-9191 or brumarclyde@cox.net.

To confirm your registration send a participant contribution of $100.00 for Audubon members and $120.00 for non-members of which $20.00 can be applied to an introductory membership in the Audubon Society.

Send checks payable to the F. M. Weston Audubon Society, PO Box 17484, Pensacola, FL 32522 before the classes start. Make a note on the checks “For Spring Birding Classes.” Classes will be limited in size.

These classes with field trips are a wonderful opportunity for individuals in the community to learn about birds from expert birders in the Pensacola area.

EXPERIENCE

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ENJOY

ACORNS APLENTY

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CONSERVE

ROOFTOP NESTING

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